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1000 Dean is a historic 150,000-square-foot commercial building reimagined as the 21st century home for Brooklyn's creative community.

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A Look Inside the Brooklyn Flea Offices at 1000 Dean

After spending seven years in Dumbo, the folks at Brooklyn Flea and Brownstoner Media moved their offices to the top floor of 1000 Dean. The 3,000-square-foot space has a mix of open office cubicles, two private offices and a conference room. It’s light and airy (owing to the high ceilings and plethora of windows) …

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Sample Spaces: Envisioning the Possibilities

As we reach the end of the 18-month transformation of 1000 Dean from service station and storage facility (see old photos here) into a modern office and studio complex for the Brooklyn creative community, we thought we’d give you a look inside several of the new offices spaces imagined as a variety of work …

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1000 Dean: Before the Renovation

Before 1000 Dean began getting renovated last year to make way for office and artist space, the building had most recently been used as a storage facility. The exterior hadsn’t been touched in decades and there were still plenty of artifacts on the inside from when the building was erected in the 1920’s to serve as the Studebaker …

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Crowing About Crow Hill

Crown Heights is a huge neighborhood, roughly two square miles in all, and as a result has lots of different areas, personalities and constituencies. The little corner of Crown Heights where 1000 Dean is located is known as Crow Hill. Anchored by the commercial thoroughfare of Franklin Avenue and defined by the stunning array …

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1000 Dean: So Many Roads

While 1000 Dean is being designed as a creative community that you’ll never want to leave, no sleep-overs are allowed so you will have to come and go from the building at least once a day. So it’s a good thing there are so many ways to get the building. We’re big fans of …

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Burgeoning Food Scene Around 1000 Dean

If you’re reading this blog, most likely you are aware that 1000 Dean will be anchored by a 9,000-square-foot beer hall and food court that will churning out delicious food and drink at breakfast lunch and dinner. What you might not be aware of, however, is how many great places there are to eat …

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